Tips For Winterizing Your Car
Tips For Winterizing Your Car. If you live in a cold-weather state, or perhaps if you are planning to visit loved ones in a colder clime over the winter holidays, the following tips literally could be life-saving!
And even if you’ve been living in Alaska for many years now, these tips can serve as handy reminders of simple steps you can take to stay safe and keep your vehicle in good working order this winter.
1. Use the correct oil when changing
Oil tends to thicken as the colder temperatures come along. You should always check your owner’s manual for guidance about which oil to use in different climates and temperatures. It will help your engine run smoothly and conserve on fuel. At the low-temperature end, oil has to be resistant to thickening so that it flows easily to all the moving engine parts.